Kilohearts - Lots of RE for FREE

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Post 15 Jun 2022

Loque wrote:
15 Jun 2022
challism wrote:
15 Jun 2022


I think I remember seeing free items listed in the popular section; not 100% sure, though. It seems that a license that goes through the shopping cart checkout process would be subject to the same ranking treatment by the website backend algorithms, no? But what do I know?
I was watching the popular too. It is weird, that if someone gaves away a big bunch of great RE just for free, that they won't popup there. From customer perspective i would say "wtf, RS? :? "
It's almost as if they control the shop and want us to focus on their own products. Weird, huh? (Not really... :twisted: )

And in a similar vein, this week Kate Bush is set to have a number one because the chart compilers have waived a rule relating to older songs, but only for her.

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Post 15 Jun 2022

Kenny Loggins has gotta be pissed off.

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Post 15 Jun 2022

DJMaytag wrote:
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Kenny Loggins has gotta be pissed off.
I'd guess that Highway to the Dangerzone is in the new Top Gun? I mean, it pretty much has to be, right?
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Post 15 Jun 2022

DJMaytag wrote:
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jam-s wrote:
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I simply clicked on "sync all" on the website and a about a minute later all of those nice gifts were ready to use.
That downloads EVERYTHING in your account though. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has deleted things that are no longer being used, if only to clear some of the clutter in your devices list.
Yep, this. I have plenty of cheap/free/or just unused REs that I will probably never ever want to install again. Wish we could block RE's from syncing with the Sync All button.

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Post 16 Jun 2022

K.Markov wrote:
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dvdrtldg wrote:
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There is if you spend time around the back of the rack patching CV cables. The whole process is better integrated & more streamlined with REs than with VSTs
not really. did you try SnapHeap?
Not only that but their VSTs are version 2.

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Post 16 Jun 2022

Still it´s a different way of working, I prefer the standard method. Still pleasant having SnapHeap available though.
kitekrazy wrote:
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K.Markov wrote:
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not really. did you try SnapHeap?
Not only that but their VSTs are version 2.

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Post 16 Jun 2022

So far I am liking the Resonator for Sully - 5ives style percs. The Transient Shaper seems better than Kongs and has a built in clipper. The Reverb sounds pretty good, although I don't know how much use I will get out of it yet!

The Bitcrush and Ring Mod are cool as well but have a bit of latency.

Cheers KiloHearts.
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Post 16 Jun 2022

Just grabbed kHs Tape Stop. Been thinking about it for a long time, but never been up for.

Now I've discovered that the spindles in the cassette deck spin in the wrong direction! Everybody knows it should go CCW! (Well, unless you have a bi-dir deck).

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Post 16 Jun 2022

orthodox wrote:
16 Jun 2022
Just grabbed kHs Tape Stop. Been thinking about it for a long time, but never been up for.

Now I've discovered that the spindles in the cassette deck spin in the wrong direction! Everybody knows it should go CCW! (Well, unless you have a bi-dir deck).
Get a refund.
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Post 17 Jun 2022

MrFigg wrote:
16 Jun 2022
orthodox wrote:
16 Jun 2022
Just grabbed kHs Tape Stop. Been thinking about it for a long time, but never been up for.

Now I've discovered that the spindles in the cassette deck spin in the wrong direction! Everybody knows it should go CCW! (Well, unless you have a bi-dir deck).
Get a refund.
I'll wait for it to be fixed in the next update.

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Post 17 Jun 2022

orthodox wrote:
16 Jun 2022
Just grabbed kHs Tape Stop. Been thinking about it for a long time, but never been up for.

Now I've discovered that the spindles in the cassette deck spin in the wrong direction! Everybody knows it should go CCW! (Well, unless you have a bi-dir deck).
Have you tried looking at it from behind the monitor?

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Post 17 Jun 2022

orthodox wrote:
17 Jun 2022
MrFigg wrote:
16 Jun 2022


Get a refund.
I'll wait for it to be fixed in the next update.
Hahaha :)
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Post 17 Jun 2022

DaveyG wrote:
17 Jun 2022
orthodox wrote:
16 Jun 2022
Just grabbed kHs Tape Stop. Been thinking about it for a long time, but never been up for.

Now I've discovered that the spindles in the cassette deck spin in the wrong direction! Everybody knows it should go CCW! (Well, unless you have a bi-dir deck).
Have you tried looking at it from behind the monitor?
I'm afraid the labels are difficult to read from there.

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Post 17 Jun 2022

orthodox wrote:
17 Jun 2022
DaveyG wrote:
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Have you tried looking at it from behind the monitor?
I'm afraid the labels are difficult to read from there.
Try taking the back off and moving the circuit board out of the way. Or maybe use a mirror. Or buy one of those backwards clocks where the hands go the wrong way, thus changing what clockwise means.

Oh, so many solutions and so little time. :D

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Post 17 Jun 2022

I haven't tried all these REs yet... there are a lot of them. But I'm really loving Trance Gate, Formant Filter and Transient Shaper! Wow! Transient Shaper in particular is pure magic. Thank you so much Kilohearts!
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Post 17 Jun 2022

challism wrote:
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Transient Shaper in particular is pure magic.
That's one of the few I did buy before. It is pretty good. Also bought Faturator in the past so I don't know if that one is also free now, but it is also very good at what it does.

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Post 17 Jun 2022

Just taken a fast look at the refill: found useful combi indeed!

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Post 17 Jun 2022

crimsonwarlock wrote:
17 Jun 2022
challism wrote:
17 Jun 2022
Transient Shaper in particular is pure magic.
That's one of the few I did buy before. It is pretty good. Also bought Faturator in the past so I don't know if that one is also free now, but it is also very good at what it does.
I got Transient Shaper and Faturator from the Mix & Master Bundle (right before it was removed from the shop last month). So I've had some time to play with Transient Shaper, but it's still fairly new to me. Love it! I still haven't made my way though all the Kilohearts REs that came with the M&M upgrade, let alone the rest of them which were recently made free. They are really great REs, though. Simple, effective, and precise - perfect for Reason's environment. I'm loving the idea of a Kilohearts Combi2 competition; Kilohearts REs are perfect for such a thing. I'm really curious to see what the RT users would create in such a challenge. What kind of CV monsters would Loque create?

Faturator and Disperser are the only two Kilohearts REs that they aren't giving away (both still being priced at $59). I have them both from my recent M&M rig upgrade, but I can't say I am all that enthusiastic about either of them. Disperser is a bit of a one-trick pony, and that one trick is very, very subtle. I'm sure there is a time and place for it, but I'm not really sure when and where that may be (perhaps in the browser, collecting dust?). And I think Faturator's drive and fuzz sound absolutely horrid; I appreciate this RE much more when those two knobs are turned completely down to 0%. The stereo turbo knob is fantastic, though. The color knob seems basically be a frequency cutoff filter. And I'm always happy to see a dry/wet mix knob on an effect device. (Sorry Kilohearts, I don't mean to badmouth your products, I'm just not very excited about these two... kind of funny that I'm more excited about all the new free REs than the two remaining paid ones)

I can't believe they are giving away ONE. I trialed it a long time ago and never pulled the trigger, but I'm happy to have it in my rack now. Been playing with it the last two days and it sounds great.
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Post 17 Jun 2022

challism wrote:
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...What kind of CV monsters would Loque create?
...
:-D

I was experimenting quite a while with the Resonators, which are in fact tunable Comb Filters. You can create string-instruments with it, well at least plucked ones. But the results are not as good as i expected. Maybe i still do something wrong :?

If i have a bit more time, i gonna catch that idea again and see what happens. The problem is, without Multipass or Phase Plant it will be mono only, which can have ofc also some nice sounds when played poly.

Just had a play with KhsONE to use it's noise for that, and i must say, it sounds really good, i mean KhsONE in general. Just the lack of modulation possiblities is always a pain...

We will see, maybe i have a complete different idea...Like you can use the Transient Shaper also as a Transient Splitter ;-)
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Post 18 Jun 2022

Loque wrote:
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Just had a play with KhsONE to use it's noise for that, and i must say, it sounds really good, i mean KhsONE in general. Just the lack of modulation possiblities is always a pain...
I just found out that KhsOne has one of the best CV-modulation implementations; it has a bunch of CV-inputs which you can map to pretty much every parameter in the synth. Just click on the label besides the CV-input.

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Post 18 Jun 2022

crimsonwarlock wrote:
18 Jun 2022
Loque wrote:
17 Jun 2022
Just had a play with KhsONE to use it's noise for that, and i must say, it sounds really good, i mean KhsONE in general. Just the lack of modulation possiblities is always a pain...
I just found out that KhsOne has one of the best CV-modulation implementations; it has a bunch of CV-inputs which you can map to pretty much every parameter in the synth. Just click on the label besides the CV-input.
Oh that is sick! Awesome idea. I always thought the mod matrix should go on the back and stop taking up valuable real estate. This is prettty sweet. Nice one, Kilohearts!

Oh, and in case anybody missed it, there is a Kilohearts appreciation thread over in the refill/patch subforum:
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Post 18 Jun 2022

crimsonwarlock wrote:
18 Jun 2022
Loque wrote:
17 Jun 2022
Just had a play with KhsONE to use it's noise for that, and i must say, it sounds really good, i mean KhsONE in general. Just the lack of modulation possiblities is always a pain...
I just found out that KhsOne has one of the best CV-modulation implementations; it has a bunch of CV-inputs which you can map to pretty much every parameter in the synth. Just click on the label besides the CV-input.
Damn.

This should be standard for all devices.

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Post 18 Jun 2022

challism wrote:
18 Jun 2022
Oh that is sick! Awesome idea.
rorystorm wrote:
18 Jun 2022
Damn.

This should be standard for all devices.
I think this, together with the mod-matrix slots on the front, makes KhsOne the most modulate-able RE synth in existence.

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Post 21 Jun 2022

trancegate is awesome tool!
some people have build their entire career with tool like that :D

Also those modulation options in One look .. well, sick

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Post 21 Jun 2022

yes, i also like trancegate.
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